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Cathedral Rock

Yavapai County, Sedona, AZ 86351
+1 928-282-6907
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Towering red rock formation, part of the Cathedral Rock Trail.
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“templeton trail” (101 reviews)
“great hike” (326 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Yavapai County, Sedona, AZ 86351
+1 928-282-6907
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Reviewed yesterday

We hiked part way up this amazing mountain and were amazed at the incredible views and sheer beauty of the experience. Not for the faint of heart as it is dramatically uphill and you reach a point where you must go through a long v-shaped...More

Thank Wyomingkings
Reviewed yesterday

Not an "easy hike" as it was called in the visitor guide we picked up. Make sure you have good grips on your shoes...my running shoes were a bit worn and I slipped and fell on my knee and elbow very hard. You have to...More

Thank cnb757
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful view! It's harder climbing down than up. Make sure you wear proper shoes as the sand makes it slippery.

Thank Lauren D
Reviewed 3 days ago

It's a moderately challenging hike with beautiful views and pictures taking opportunities at the top.

Thank Anthony R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A lot of reviews discuss how this hike is strenuous, which is true, but it is not impossible or even that painful! Do not be discouraged by the elevation change and miss out on the gorgeous views! I'm not in shape at all (like I...More

1  Thank Kimberly H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Since this is the number one attraction in Sedona, we visited this place the first thing in the morning. We got there around 8:30 am on a Thursday, there were plenty of parking spots available. We payed the parking (buy parking ticket at parking lot),...More

1  Thank LisaMNUSA
Reviewed 3 days ago

we tried to visit all the vortex sites this being one of them, hiked at the base and felt really peaceful around all vortices, we will be back

Thank traceyabraham
Reviewed 4 days ago

Once you reach the top go left and climb about 5 more minutes and you get an even better view. This view is wonderful in it's own right. It's just as pretty as a mtn or beach view seeing the red rocks. Definitely recommend after...More

Thank jogger1987
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a GREAT outdoor attraction. GREAT for people with physical limitations. Fairly flat to get to all scenic areas. Great and awe inspiring views. Majestic. You well hear the creek as you get to your destinations. You can cross the stream if low enough to...More

Thank hpresas
Reviewed 5 days ago

Cathedral Rock is magic. The views are stunning. Worth the climb!! Stunning scenery, great energy, the vortex energy there will align all your chakras and then some. Do it!

Thank TheSPAonKing
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david K
22 November 2017|
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Response from 3tothebeach | Reviewed this property |
I agree with JEBrown - about four hours - I have suggested the "longer " hike using the Baldwin trail, However, I have parked right at the bottom of Cathedral using the Back O Beyond parking lot and this can be a quick... More
Chris E
25 August 2017|
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Response from tripsarefunoneill | Reviewed this property |
There was not a clear closing time.
13 July 2017|
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Response from Kim B | Reviewed this property |
Perfect arrival time. It's hot an crowded in the afternoon, plus it's a little sketchy hiking down once the sun has set.